Takoma Foundation 2006 Grants

In 2006, the Takoma Foundation held both spring and fall grant cycles, awarding sixteen grants to local organizations.



Fall 2006

  • Art for the People (for an interactive art project and wall mural to be done by the Piney Branch Elementary School after-school homework club)

  • Boy Scout Troop 33 (general support and camp repair funding)

  • Manna Food Center (to continue the Franklin Apartments Food Program)

  • Rolling Terrace Elementary School (for a rolling book and tape cart and supplies to enable ESOL students to read and listen to books on tape while they wait for school to start in the morning)

  • Silver Spring International Middle School (for a tile mural project to incorporate art, poetry and the 7th Grade "African Kingdoms" curriculum)

  • Sligo Creek Elementary PTA (for a teacher to expand the after-school homework club for at-risk students)

  • The Takoma Park Community Action Group (to support a needs survey of residents in the high-density Maple Avenue rental corridor and to start a new neighborhood magazine)

Spring 2006

  • Liz Lerman Dance Exchange

  • Lumina Studio Theatre

  • Maryland Community Baseball

  • Montgomery Blair Band & Orchestra Patrons

  • Piney Branch Elementary PTA

  • Piney Branch Elementary School

  • Rolling Terrace Elementary PTA

  • Takoma Park Folk Festival

  • Takoma Park JazzFest